Cite
 

Synonyms for preen

Verb

1. preen, plume, arrange, set up, clean, make clean
usage: clean with one's bill; "The birds preened"
2. preen, congratulate, gloat, triumph, crow
usage: pride or congratulate (oneself) for an achievement
3. preen, primp, plume, dress, overdress, dress up, fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, attire, get up, rig out, tog up, tog out
usage: dress or groom with elaborate care; "She likes to dress when going to the opera"
WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

See also: preen (Dictionary)

 

Related Content

Synonyms Index